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University of Illinois at Chicago

In cooperation with the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois and with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, the UIC Library offers a selection of materials with a particular focus on the history of Chicago. Subject matter ranges across topics such as Chicago congregations, schools and schooling, city governance, Chicago in fiction and poetry, biographies of prominent Chicagoans, and more. Many of the volumes are part of the Library's Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana, housed in its Special Collections Department.

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Railroads 24
Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886 14
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 14
Chicago (Ill.). Board of Education 13
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Illinois 13
Press Club of Chicago 13
Reformatories 13
Schools, Medical 13
Chicago Literary Club 12
Chicago Reform School 12
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871 12
Prostitution 12
Public schools 12
Public works 11
Chicago (Ill.). Board of Public Works 9
Chicago (Ill.). Department of Public Instruction 9
Illinois Central Railroad Company 9
Powers' Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 9
Pullman Strike, 1894 9
Theaters 9
Chicago (Ill.) -- History To 1875 8
Episcopalians 7
Chicago (Ill.) -- History 6
Charities 5
Medicine 5
Physicians 5
Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks 4
Crime 4
Jews 4
Journalism 4
Juvenile delinquency 4
Railroad land grants 4
United Charities of Chicago 4
United Hebrew Relief Society (Chicago, Ill.) 4
Anarchism 3
Anarchism -- Illinois Chicago Cases 3
Anglican Communion 3
Business enterprises 3
Catholic Church 3
Central Railroad Company (Ill.) 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- Description and travel 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- Directories 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- Moral conditions 3
Chicago (Ill.) -- Pictorial works 3
Chicago Bar Association 3
Chicago and Great Western Railroad Company 3
Committee of Fifteen (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Episcopal Church 3
First Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Galena and Chicago Union Railroad Company 3
Illinois Theatre (Chicago, Ill.) 3
Land titles -- Illinois Chicago 3
Massacres 3
North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association 3
Parks 3
Pharmacists 3
Pharmacy 3
Pioneers 3
Shorelines 3
Street-railroads 3
Street-railroads -- Illinois Chicago 3
Trials (Anarchy) 3
Bankers 2
Baptists 2
Calumet Club (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Caton, John Dean, 1812-1895 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- Biography Caricatures and cartoons 2
Chicago (Ill.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc 2
Chicago Board of Trade 2
Chicago Historical Society 2
Chicago Mendelssohn Club 2
Chicago and Alton Railroad Company 2
City planning 2
City planning -- Illinois Chicago 2
Commercial Club of Chicago 2
Commercial real estate -- Illinois Chicago 2
Concert programs 2
Dentistry 2
Finance, Public 2
Hamilton Club of Chicago 2
Healy, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph), 1840-1905 2
Hotels -- Illinois Chicago 2
Illinois -- Politics and government 1865-1950 2
Illinois. Board of Public Works 2
Illinois. Juvenile Court (Cook County) 2
Journalism -- Illinois Chicago Societies, etc 2
Lawrence, Daniel 2
Local transit 2
Lyon & Healy 2
Mortgages -- Illinois Chicago 2
Ordinances, Municipal 2
Parmelee, Franklin 2
Political corruption 2
Prostitution -- Illinois Chicago 2
Pullman's Palace Car Company 2
Railroad law -- Illinois 2
Railroads -- Early works to 1850 2
Real property 2
School lands 2
Shorelines -- Michigan, Lake 2
Socialism 2
Societies, Dental 2
Societies, Medical 2
Sullivan, Arthur, Sir, 1842-1900 2
Swing, David, 1830-1894 2
Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936 2
United States. Army 2
Virginia Hotel (Chicago, Ill.) 2
Abstracts of title -- Illinois Cook County 1
Advertising, Newspaper 1
Advertising, Newspaper -- United States Catalogs 1
African American Baptists 1
African American women 1
Alcoholic beverage industry -- Illinois 1
Alcoholics -- United States 1
Aldermanic Club (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Alexander, Elijah S 1
Alien labor -- Illinois Economic conditions 1
Alien labor -- Illinois Social conditions 1
American Folklore Society 1
American Missionary Association 1
American newspapers 1
American newspapers -- Catalogs 1
Anarchists 1
Anarchists -- Illinois Chicago 1
Animal trainers 1
Apartment houses 1
Architects 1
Arnold, Arthur Mason, 1858-1873 1
Arnold, Isaac Newton, 1815-1884 1
Arts and crafts movement 1
Astronomical observatories 1
Astronomy 1
Auctions 1
Authors, American 1
Bank robberies 1
Baseball 1
Bates, George C 1
Bazaars (Charities) 1
Belden (Chicago, Ill. : Apartment hotel) 1
Belleville and Illinoistown Railroad 1
Beloit and Madison Railroad Company 1
Bennett Medical College 1
Bishops 1
Bishops -- United States Biography 1
Blanchard, George F 1
Blodgett, Henry W. (Henry Williams), 1821-1905 1
Book industries and trade -- Exhibitions 1
Builders' and Traders' Exchange of Chicago 1
Building trades -- Illinois Chicago 1
Burlend, Rebecca, 1793-1872 1
Business enterprises -- Illinois Chicago 1
Businessmen 1
C.D. Peacock (Firm) 1
Canals -- Illinois Design and construction Pictorial works 1
Canoes and canoeing -- Mississippi River 1
Cartography -- Exhibitions 1
Catholic Church Extension Society of the United States of America 1
Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Chicago (Ill.) 1
Catholic institutions -- Buildings Pictorial works 1
Cedar Rapids and Missouri River Railroad Company 1
Chas. A Stevens & Bros 1
Chas. K. Miller & Co 1
Cheney, Charles Edward, 1836-1913 1
Chicago & Pacific Railroad 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Biography 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. Pictorial works 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Church history 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Church history 19th century 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Commerce 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History 1875- 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- History Chronology 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Officials and employees Biography 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions 1
Chicago (Ill.). Bureau of Streets 1
Chicago Astronomical Society 1
Chicago Cinch Club 1
Chicago City Hydraulic Company 1
Chicago City Railway Company 1
Chicago Commercial Association 1
Chicago Grand Opera Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago Historical Society. Library 1
Chicago Industrial Commission 1
Chicago League Ball Club 1
Chicago Marine and Fire Insurance Company 1
Chicago Medical Club 1
Chicago Medical College 1
Chicago Mining Exchange 1
Chicago Press League 1
Chicago Railways Company 1
Chicago Relief and Aid Society 1
Chicago Sanitary District 1
Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (Ill.) -- Pictorial works 1
Chicago Sinai Congregation. 1
Chicago Title and Trust Company 1
Chicago Yacht Club 1
Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company 1
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University of Illinois at Chicago
by Geyer, Frank P; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
5,893
0
0
Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topics: Mudgett, Herman W., 1861-1896, Pitezel, B. F., d. 1894, Serial murderers, Serial murders
Topics: Women -- Illinois Chicago Metropolitan Area Societies and clubs Directories, Women -- Illinois...
American Libraries
by Inter-State Industrial Exposition of Chicago (1877)
4,676
1
0
Topics: Painting, American -- Catalogs, Painting, American -- 19th century Catalogs
American Libraries
by R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
4,117
0
0
Topic: Lake (Ill.) -- Directories
American Libraries
by Eliassof, Herman; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Hirsch, Emil Gustav, 1851-1923
4,094
0
0
pt. [1] Introduction. First Jewish settlers. First Jewish congregation. First reform movement. Leaders of K.A.M. Institutions and organizations -- pt. 2. Jewish communities outside of Chicago -- pt. 3. The Jew in civic life
Topics: Jews -- Illinois, Jews -- Illinois Chicago
American Libraries
by Chicago Commercial Association; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
3,353
1
0
Topics: Chicago Commercial Association, Business enterprises -- Illinois Chicago
American Libraries
by Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939; Illinois. Dept. of Registration and Education; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
3,312
0
0
Topics: Alien labor -- Illinois Social conditions, Alien labor -- Illinois Economic conditions, Coal miners...
American Libraries
by Police Pensioners Protective Association (Chicago, Ill.); Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago)
3,169
2
0
Topics: Police -- Illinois Chicago History, Police -- Illinois Chicago Directories
Topics: Chicago (Ill.) -- Directories, Cook County (Ill.) -- Directories
Topics: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Chicago (Ill.), Catholic Church, Catholic institutions -- Buildings...
American Libraries
by Turner-Zimmermann, Jean; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
2,648
0
0
Topics: Prostitution -- Illinois Chicago, Chicago (Ill.) -- Moral conditions
American Libraries
by R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago)
2,417
0
0
Fold out map of downtown Chicago (inserted just inside the front cover) was omitted.
Topic: Jefferson (Ill.) -- Directories
American Libraries
by Chicago and North Western Railway Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
2,377
0
0
Topics: Railroad travel -- United States, West (U.S.) -- Guidebooks, Middle West -- Guidebooks
Topic: First Presbyterian Church (Chicago, Ill.)
American Libraries
by Pierce, James Wilson; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
2,317
0
0
Topics: World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.), Chicago (Ill.) -- Description and travel
Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks
Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topics: Anarchism, Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
2,061
0
0
Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
Includes complete lists of graduates from the attached school
Topic: St. Charles Borromeo Church (Chicago, Ill.)
Topic: Real property -- Valuation Illinois Chicago
American Libraries
by Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Rice, Wallace, 1859-1939
1,958
2
0
Topics: Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871, Chicago (Ill.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc
American Libraries
by Onwentsia Club (Lake Forest, Ill.); Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,944
0
0
Topic: Onwentsia Club (Lake Forest, Ill.)
American Libraries
by Andrews, Shang; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,921
0
0
American Libraries
by Press Club of Chicago; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,911
0
0
Topics: Press Club of Chicago, Journalism -- Societies, etc
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Chicago Telephone Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,884
0
0
Description based on: Feb. 1, 1892
American Libraries
by Preston, Kean & Co; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,842
0
0
Topic: Cipher and telegraph codes -- Bankers and brokers
American Libraries
by Eubank, Earle Edward, 1887-1945; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,828
0
0
Topic: Usury -- Illinois Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,788
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
American Libraries
by Lund, Charles E; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,779
0
0
Topic: Street-railroads -- Illinois Chicago
American Libraries
by Chamberlin, Henry Barrett, b. 1867; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,661
0
0
Topics: Hoyne, Maclay, Organized crime -- Illinois Chicago, Criminal investigation -- Illinois Chicago
Topics: Builders' and Traders' Exchange of Chicago, Building trades -- Illinois Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,622
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
The Press Club of Chicago / by John McGovern -- Press Club scoop [program] -- Prominent men of Chicago as portrayed by Press Club cartoonists
Topics: Press Club of Chicago, Journalism -- Illinois Chicago Societies, etc, Chicago (Ill.) -- Biography...
American Libraries
by West Pullman Land Association; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,582
0
0
Fold out map of downtown Chicago (inserted just before the first page of the introduction) was omitted.
Topic: West Pullman (Chicago, Ill.)
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,546
0
0
Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,528
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
American Libraries
by Warner, Mason, b. 1871; Sprague, Warner & Company; Katherine Golden Bitting Collection on Gastronomy (Library of Congress) DLC; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,496
0
0
Topics: Sprague, Warner & Company, Food industry and trade -- Illinois Chicago History, Wholesale trade...
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,475
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,474
4
0
Illustrated end-papers, in colors
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,454
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,442
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
American Libraries
by Kirkland, Joseph, 1830-1894
1,438
0
0
Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- History
American Libraries
by Colbert, Elias, b. 1831; Chamberlin, Everett
1,436
1
0
Fold out map of downtown Chicago (inserted just before the first page of the introduction) was omitted.
Topics: Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871, Chicago (Ill.) -- History To 1875
American Libraries
by C.D. Peacock (Firm); Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,393
0
0
Topics: C.D. Peacock (Firm), Chicago (Ill.) -- History
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,361
0
0
Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- Officials and employees Biography
University of Illinois at Chicago
by A.N. Marquis & Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,339
0
0
Description based on: 2nd yr. (1887-8)
Topic: Business enterprises
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Press Club of Chicago; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,321
0
0
Title from caption
Topics: Press Club of Chicago, Journalism
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,303
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU; Field, Eugene, 1850-1895
1,300
0
0
Includes a poem for Higinbotham by Eugene Field: p. 61-62
Topic: Higinbotham, Harlow N. (Harlow Niles), 1838-1919
Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,283
0
0
Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,275
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
Topic: Law -- Illinois Indexes
Topics: Packard, E. P. W. (Elizabeth Parsons Ware), 1816-1897, Packard, E. P. W. (Elizabeth Parsons Ware),...
American Libraries
by Rand McNally and Company; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,258
1
0
Topics: Chicago (Ill.) -- Guidebooks, Chicago (Ill.) -- Directories
American Libraries
by Kirkland, Joseph, 1830-1894
1,256
1
0
Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- History
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,255
0
0
Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Fisher, Miles Mark, 1899-
1,255
0
0
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Chicago, 1922
Topics: Olivet Baptist Church (Chicago, Ill.), African American Baptists, Baptists
American Libraries
by Spies, August Vincent Theodore, 1855-1887; Illinois. Criminal Court (Cook County); Illinois. Supreme Court; Hunt, George; Grinnell, Julius Sprague, 1842-1898
1,239
0
0
Topics: Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886, Anarchism -- Illinois Chicago Cases
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,230
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois State Dental Society
1,217
0
0
Published in connection with the golden jubilee celebration
Topic: Illinois State Dental Society
University of Illinois at Chicago
by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Chicago
1,184
0
0
Official organ of: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Dept. of the University of Illinois
Topic: Schools, Medical
Topics: Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871, Chicago (Ill.) -- History To 1875
North Carolina History of Health Digital Collection
by North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association; North Carolina Association of Pharmacists; North Carolina. Board of Pharmacy. Annual report; North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. Year book; North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association. Proceedings of the annual meeting; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. School of Pharmacy. William Simpson Pharmaceutical Society
1,155
0
0
Vols. 1-3 published by the William Simpson Pharmaceutical Society of the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Topics: North Carolina Pharmaceutical Association, Pharmacists, Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Bigot, Marie Healy, 1843-; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,148
0
0
Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topics: Healy, G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894, Portrait painters
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Chicago (Ill.) -- History To 1875, Fort Dearborn (Chicago, Ill.)
The American Methodism Project
by Sacramento Ave. M. E. Church (Chicago, Ill.); Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,132
0
0
Topics: Sacramento Ave. M. E. Church (Chicago, Ill.), Methodist Episcopal Church. Rock River Conference,...
American Libraries
by Koehler, Gottfried, b. 1878; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,121
0
0
Topics: Public health -- Illinois Chicago History, Chicago (Ill.) -- History Chronology
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Illinois. Railroad and Warehouse Commission; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,113
0
0
Volumes for 1870/71- report year ends Nov. 30; volumes for -1913 report year ends June 30
Topic: Railroads
Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topics: Wooldridge, Clifton R. (Clifton Rodman), 1854-1933, Crime, Detectives
Topics: Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886, Anarchism -- Illinois Chicago Cases
American Libraries
by Currey, J. Seymour (Josiah Seymour), b. 1844; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,092
0
1
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Topic: Chicago (Ill.) -- History
Topics: Swedish Covenant Hospital (Chicago, Ill.), Swedish Home of Mercy (Chicago, Ill.)
University of Illinois at Chicago
by Richardson, Merrick Abner, b. 1841; Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana (University of Illinois at Chicago) ICIU
1,072
2
0
Lawrence J. Gutter Collection of Chicagoana
Topic: Richardson, Merrick Abner, b. 1841